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Monkeypox cases top 70,000: WHO

Case numbers in the global monkeypox outbreak have now topped 70,000, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Wednesday as it warned that declining...

WHO warns of worsening humanitarian situation after unprecedented floods

Amid the World Health Organi­sation’s (WHO) warning that the humanitarian situation in flood-ravaged Pakistan is expected to get worse, Japan pledged to give emergency...

WHO declares monkeypox a global emergency amid surge in cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries an “emergency of international concern”. The WHO label – a...

WHO chief discusses ‘dire’ Afghan health crisis with Taliban

The head of the World Health Organisation said Wednesday he had met with the Taliban's health minister for talks on the "dire" health and...

WHO’s Asia-Pacific chief probed over racism, misconduct

World Health Organisation head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Saturday announced an investigation into a "senior staff" member, the UN agency's Western Pacific chief, over...

Europe could be headed for pandemic endgame: WHO

The Omicron variant has moved the Covid-19 pandemic into a new phase and could bring it to an end in Europe, the WHO Europe...

Coronavirus pandemic is far from over, says WHO chief

The Covid-19 pandemic is far from over, the World Health Organisation chief said on Tuesday, cautioning against a narrative that the fast-spreading Omicron variant...

Omicron especially dangerous for unvaccinated: WHO

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is dangerous -- and especially so for those who have not been vaccinated against the disease, the World Health...

Half of Europe population on track to catch Omicron, says WHO

More than half of people in Europe are projected to catch Omicron by March, the WHO said on Tuesday, as millions in China locked...

Pakistani children at ‘unusually high’ mortality risk after contracting coronavirus: Study

Children in Pakistan face over 14 percent mortality risk after contracting the coronavirus, a recent study has revealed. The study, titled “Severe COVID-19 in Hospitalized...

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